Valve’s Steam Deck handheld PC is out this December, if all goes well, although the developers of Dead By Daylight “can’t promise” the horror game will work on the system at launch – due to issues with the Easy Anti-Cheat system, apparently.
With the Steam Deck due out in just a couple of months to the pre-orderers who managed to snag a system, Valve is doing its best to assure users that most of Steam’s library – and indeed, the PC library in general – will be playable at launch.
However, there have been issues with some games and the anti-cheat software available. Fortnite’s BattlEye will support the system, as will Easy Anti-Cheat, but it’s up to developers whether or not they implement the changes and updates necessary to get this software working – along with the games that rely on them. Dead By Daylight developer Behavior Interactive has previously confirmed support for Steam Deck, but now it’s saying this issue might prevent the game from being playable at launch.